Huge Covid-19 output prompting ‘sea change’ in access to research | Times Higher Education (THE)

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"The Covid-19 crisis is leading to a “sea change” in the way that researchers are collating and analysing research in a bid to keep up with the “phenomenal” growth in scholarship on the topic, experts have suggested.

According to one search portal for coronavirus research, as of 3 April more than 6,000 papers, including preprints, have been published on the topic and related areas since the beginning of the year....

He added that the fact that many publishers were making Covid-19 research open access also meant that scholars could get around the overwhelming nature of dealing with such a vast amount of information by using sophisticated search techniques such as text mining...."


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Date tagged:

04/09/2020, 09:04

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04/09/2020, 05:04